Using Technology for Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century Classroom

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Using Technology for Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century Classroom

  1. 1. Using Technology for Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century Classroom
  2. 2. Introduction Who’s not using technology in modern society is an easier question to answer than who is using it.
  3. 3. iSTUDENTS Students today are digital learners. Because of this, education is being restructured to meet the needs of the students of the 21st Century Classroom
  4. 4. CURRICULUM • Research driven • Projects and media used for learning • Real-world experiences and interests used to connect with students • Curriculum based on a global world rather than just the local community • Technology is incorporated into engaging lesson plans
  5. 5. TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES • Technology is used as tool to create knowledge; not to replace teachers. • Students should have access to technology at home as well as school. • Technical tools—Smartboard, computers, laptops, iPads, gaming devices, cell phones, TVs, • Social media sites, apps
  6. 6. SOCIAL MEDIA Social media is becoming a more and more popular aid used to keep the lines of communication between the educator, learner, and parents open. They are used to share knowledge, ideas, and thoughts. There are different forms of social media-blogs, wikis, Facebook, and YouTube just to name a few. Let’s not forget e-mails and text messaging.
  7. 7. EDUCATIONAL STAKEHOLDERS • Educators/Educational Leaders • Students • Parents • Colleges and Universities • State Legislators • Corporations • Non-profit organizations • and many more They all play a part in the curriculum planning process.
  8. 8. HOW DOES A 20TH CENTURY CLASSROOM LOOK? Schools do not certify an education anymore. With advances in technology, the classroom is optional. Students can learn from the comforts of their own home with the growing number of online courses. Actual structural buildings now have classrooms that are completely online. More and more educators are producing interactive activities through technology. Technology can help create individualized lessons for students.
  9. 9. 21ST CENTURY CLASSROOM
  10. 10. BOTTOM LINE Educators who incorporate technology into their classroom lesson plans are better preparing their students for the future.

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